Sivasubramanian Takes Global Role; Becomes CIO Of VA Tech Wabag

Sivasubramanian Takes Global Role; Becomes CIO Of VA Tech Wabag

Sivasubramanian-300x300Chennai based IT leader M Sivasubramanian, who had worked as DGM & Head – IT & Digital with L&T IDPL has joined VA Tech Wabag as the CIO managing the global operations.

His decision comes after 14 years of his stint with L&T group at various capacity, lastly with L&T IDPL where he had the responsibilities including Digital Transformation, IT Strategy, Business-IT Alignment, Business Process Excellence, Revenue Assurance, IT Budget Control, Program Management, IT Infrastructure Management, IT Operations, Vendor/Technology Evaluation, etc. At his new organization, he will execute the role of global CIO.

As a senior IT Professional he had worked in major Corporates, Conglomerate in Engineering and construction industry with various domains ( Finance, Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Construction). VA Tech Wabag is a water technology multinational offering a range of solutions directed at addressing water challenges in over 20 countries across four continents.image002

Speaking on the appointment, he said, “I am feeling excited to take up the global role and face challenges like the diversity of team, culture, regulatory needs and business needs of different  geographies, alignment of technology across the globe.” Speaking on the increasing number of Indian IT professional heading global role, he says, the key expectations towards Indian leaders are increasing in terms of cultural diversity, adherence to geography based regulations, team management, aligning team to global business Strategy, R&D investment in Digital Transformation.

He holds a bachelors in chemical engineering and MBA in information systems from Annamalai University and Bachelor of Technology from the University of Madras. He has also pursued various certificate courses from the IIM-B. He has also undergone various leadership training programmes.